Referee Cuneyt Cakir's red card on Nani justified under match rules

Cuneyt Cakir

Silence is golden. For once, Alex Ferguson was apparently so distraught, disgusted and dumbfounded he was unable to speak publicly to the world's media.

Friday, 15 March, 2013, 4:11am 1 comment

Nani propels Manchester United into Cup quarter-finals

Nani (right) shoots to score United's first goal against Reading. Photo: Reuters

Nani scored one and made the other as Manchester United beat Reading 2-1 to book their place in the FA Cup quarter-finals here on Monday.

The Portuguese winger was only brought on as a substitute because of a first-half injury to Phil Jones but he certainly made his mark with a powerful second-half strike before setting up Javier Hernandez with a pinpoint cross.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

United's Nani says Stoke match will be a physical battle

Nani eyes the ball during a Portugal training session. Photo: AFP

Manchester United winger Nani is expecting a physical confrontation with Stoke when Alex Ferguson's team return to Old Trafford today for the first time since their surprising loss to Tottenham.

20 Oct 2012 - 3:40am

On a wing and a prayer - Nani & Co help deliver silverware

In a quirk of footballing fate, the red and blue sides of Manchester are both poised to claim silverware this weekend. And while these arch rivals may rarely see eye to eye, the importance of wingers is something they do apparently agree on.

14 May 2011 - 12:00am

You Bet

No wonder the FA Cup semi-finalists have been complaining so vociferously about this weekend's trip south to Wembley - most of them don't know their way there.

16 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Branding the bottom line for United

'A good reputation is more valuable than money,' Latin writer Syrus wrote. But at Manchester United, the two go hand in hand. From a business perspective, Manchester United's four-city East Asia tour could be termed brand building. Culturally, the tour is also about adding a layer of the aura surrounding the team.

24 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Lilo & Stitch

Starring (the voices of): Daveigh Chase, Christopher Sanders, Tia Carrere, David Ogden Stiers

Director: Christopher Sanders

Category: I

11 Jul 2002 - 12:00am